Miss California Pageant contest on the Boardwalk beach bandstand. From its start in 1924 until 1985, the pageant was held in Santa Cruz. The contestants (l. to r.) represent the cities of Pacific Grove, Santa Rosa, Alameda, Lodi, Stockton, ? Mission, Vallejo, Fresno, Oakland, and Santa Cruz.
Date: ca. 1937 (?)
Place: Santa Cruz City
Sources of Information: Staff; Photograph; Article on this website, see link below
Related Article: Too Much Makeup, Too Much Skin; Pageant Protests Go Back to 1924
Original Size: 6"x4"(?)
This photograph is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.